Northern 10 Athletic Conference

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The Northern 10 Athletic Conference (or Northern 10/N10 as it has already been nicknamed) is an OHSAA athletic conference that is currently made up of nine schools from northern Ohio and began athletic competition in 2014. Six schools (Buckeye Central, Bucyrus, Colonel Crawford, Crestline, Upper Sandusky, and Wynford) came from the North Central Conference, three (Carey, Mohawk, and Seneca East) came from the Midland Athletic League, and one (Ridgedale) came from the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference.[1] Riverdale was also supposed to come over from the North Central Conference, but had its membership terminated when it accepted an invitation to the Blanchard Valley Conference. The creation of the league effectively disbanded the North Central Conference as its four remaining members would eventually agree to join other leagues by 2014. .[2]

In April 2013, Blanchard Valley Conference President Traci Conley indicated the BVC wanted to expand to 14 members and sent an invitation to Riverdale High School, which is located in Hancock County, Ohio with most BVC schools.[3] Riverdale accepted the BVC's invitation on April 22, 2013.[4] In June 2013, the N10 invited Upper Sandusky to take Riverdale's place in 2014, after the Rams had agreed to join the MOAC.[5] Upper Sandusky accepted the offer[6] and joined the N10 in all sports except football, which will jump over in 2015.[7]

In December 2014, Crestline announced that it would leave to join the Mid-Buckeye Conference in 2015-16, which they felt would be a more competitive league for the Bulldogs.[8] This will leave the N10 with nine members again for the time being.

Members[edit]

Eventual league membership beginning in winter 2014-15. Nine of the schools will begin the league in 2014-15 before Upper Sandusky joins in the winter sports season.
School Nickname Location Region Colors[9] Notes
Buckeye Central Bucks New Washington 7:24 Scarlet, Gray
         
Bucyrus Redmen Bucyrus 5:16 Red, White
         
Carey Blue Devils Carey 6:20 Blue, White
         
Colonel Crawford Eagles North Robinson 6:20 Black, Gold
         
Mohawk Warriors Sycamore 7:24 Red, Black
         
Ridgedale Rockets Morral 7:24 Columbia Blue, Red
         
Seneca East Tigers Attica 6:20 Orange, Black
         
Upper Sandusky Rams Upper Sandusky 4:12 Black, Orange
         
Football joined in 2015
Wynford Royals Bucyrus 6:20 Royal Blue, Gray
         

Former members[edit]

School Nickname Location Region Colors[9] Tenure
Crestline Bulldogs Crestline 7:24 Blue, White
         
2014-2015

League championships[edit]

Boys championships[10][edit]

School Year Football Cross Country Golf Basketball Swimming Wrestling Baseball Track & Field
2014-15 Wynford Colonel Crawford Mohawk Colonel Crawford Colonel Crawford Mohawk Seneca East Colonel Crawford
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
2019-20
2020-21

Girls championships[11][edit]

School Year Volleyball Cross Country Basketball Swimming Softball Track & Field
2014-15 Upper Sandusky Mohawk Carey Colonel Crawford Upper Sandusky Colonel Crawford
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
2019-20
2020-21

Links[edit]

  1. ^ Chandler, Joey (December 2, 2011). = December 2, 2011 "North Central Conference to fold: Six NCC members to join new Northern 10 Athletic Conference". Mansfield News Journal. 
  2. ^ Bates, Jarred A. (December 22, 2014). "Crestline to join Mid-Buckeye Conference in 2015". Mansfield News Journal. Retrieved January 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ Schmidt, Dave (April 16, 2013). "BVC President's Update On Expansion". The Senior Reports. Retrieved April 18, 2013. 
  4. ^ Schmidt, Dave (April 22, 2013). "BOE Votes To Join BVC". The Senior Reports. Retrieved April 22, 2013. 
  5. ^ http://www.dailychiefunion.com/sports/northern-10-votes-to-invite-upper-sandusky-to-league/
  6. ^ "GHS Remains Division IV; Upper Bolts from MOAC". Galion Live. June 13, 2013. Retrieved June 15, 2013. 
  7. ^ Chandler, Joey (August 28, 2014). "The birth of the Northern 10 Conference". Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum. Retrieved October 18, 2014. 
  8. ^ Bates, Jarred A. (December 22, 2014). "Crestline to join Mid-Buckeye Conference in 2015". Mansfield News Journal. Retrieved January 3, 2015. 
  9. ^ a b OHSAA Member Schools, last accessed 6 June 2008
  10. ^ http://www.northern10.com/history.htm
  11. ^ http://www.northern10.com/history.htm